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Greene County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Greene County

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Republic Evergreen Cemetery
  • Near Republic Wilson's Creek Battlefield
  • Springfield East Lawn Cemetery
  • Springfield Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
  • Springfield Hazelwood Cemetery
  • Springfield Maple Park Cemetery
  • Springfield Missouri Veterans Cemetery
  • Springfield Springfield National Cemetery


    Private or family graveyard
    Greene County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Nathan Boone (1781-1857) — of St. Charles County, Mo. Born in Fayette County, Ky., March 2, 1781. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention from St. Charles County, 1820; served in the U.S. Army during the Black Hawk War. Died in 1857 (age about 76 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of Daniel Boone and Rebecca Ann (Bryan) Boone (1739-1813); brother of Jessie Bryan Boone; great-granduncle of Elmer Charless Henderson (1873-1956).
      Political family: Boone family of St. Charles County, Missouri (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Boone County, Iowa is named for him.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Evergreen Cemetery
    Republic, Greene County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Joseph Samuel McMillan (1867-1937) — also known as Joseph S. McMillan — of Republic, Greene County, Mo. Born in Rheatown, Rhea County, Tenn., January 19, 1867. Republican. Concrete contractor; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 2nd District, 1919-22. Died in Republic, Greene County, Mo., June 18, 1937 (age 70 years, 150 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Wilson's Creek Battlefield
    Near Republic, Greene County, Missouri
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Richard Hanson Weightman (1816-1861) — of New Mexico. Born in Washington, D.C., December 28, 1816. Delegate to U.S. Congress from New Mexico Territory, 1851; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Killed while commanding troops at the battle of Wilson's Creek, near Republic, Greene County, Mo., August 10, 1861 (age 44 years, 225 days). Original interment at Wilson's Creek Battlefield; reinterment at Springfield National Cemetery, Springfield, Mo.
      Relatives: Married to Susan Bradford Coxe (1818-1869).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Johnson Brown (d. 1861) — of Missouri. Member of Missouri state senate, 1850; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Killed in the battle of Wilson's Creek, near Republic, Greene County, Mo., August 10, 1861. Original interment at Wilson's Creek Battlefield; reinterment at Springfield National Cemetery, Springfield, Mo.


    East Lawn Cemetery
    Springfield, Greene County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Courtney Walker Hamlin (1858-1950) — also known as Courtney W. Hamlin — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Brevard, Transylvania County, N.C., October 27, 1858. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Missouri 7th District, 1903-05, 1907-19; defeated, 1904. Died in Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, Calif., February 16, 1950 (age 91 years, 112 days). Interment at East Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Reagan Hamlin (1828-1922) and Mary Ann (King) Hamlin (1828-1916); married to ANnie L. Lamar (1862-1932); uncle of Ernest Clay Hamlin; granduncle of Jack Ragan Hamlin; first cousin of William Edward Barton (1868-1955).
      Political family: Hamlin family of Springfield, Missouri.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Edward Ruffin (1893-1977) — also known as James E. Ruffin — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born near Covington, Tipton County, Tenn., July 24, 1893. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Representative from Missouri at-large, 1933-35. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., April 9, 1977 (age 83 years, 259 days). Interment at East Lawn Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
    3506 North National Avenue
    Springfield, Greene County, Missouri
    Founded 1905
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Reuben Terrell Wood (1884-1955) — also known as Reuben T. Wood — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born near Springfield, Greene County, Mo., August 7, 1884. Democrat. President, Missouri Federation of Labor, 1912-32; Independent candidate for delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention at-large, 1922; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1933-41 (at-large 1933-35, 6th District 1935-41); defeated, 1940; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention at-large, 1943-44. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., July 16, 1955 (age 70 years, 343 days). Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
      Relatives: Married, December 31, 1936, to Mary Ellen Eshman (1895-1981).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Orland Kay Armstrong (1893-1987) — also known as Orland K. Armstrong; O. K. Armstrong — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Willow Springs, Howell County, Mo., October 2, 1893. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War I; newspaper correspondent; author; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 3rd District, 1933-36, 1943-44; defeated, 1936, 1940; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1944; U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1951-53. Baptist. Scotch-Irish and English ancestry. Member, American Legion; Kiwanis. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., April 15, 1987 (age 93 years, 195 days). Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
      Relatives: Son of William Calvin Armstrong (1861-1947) and Ternitia Agnes (Brockus) Armstrong (1866-1951); married, May 21, 1922, to Louise McCool (1897-1947); married, December 11, 1949, to Marjorie Moore (1912-2002).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Thomas K. Bowman (1859-1948) — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born near Apollo, Armstrong County, Pa., November 6, 1859. Democrat. Carpenter; building contractor; mayor of Springfield, Mo., 1914-16; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 2nd District, 1923-24. Episcopalian. Member, Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Modern Woodmen of America; Moose. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., October 17, 1948 (age 88 years, 346 days). Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
      Relatives: Son of Samuel Bowman and Agnes (Rengle) Bowman; married, October 13, 1886, to Martha Bill (1867-1961).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Albert T. Parrish (1883-1958) — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Lead Hill, Boone County, Ark., August 13, 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; farmer; livestock breeder; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1939-42, 1955-56 (Greene County 2nd District 1939-42, Greene County 3rd District 1955-56); defeated, 1944, 1956. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; Eagles. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., February 22, 1958 (age 74 years, 193 days). Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
      Relatives: Married, March 20, 1920, to Stella Shell (1889-1969).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Hazelwood Cemetery
    Springfield, Greene County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      John Smith Phelps (1814-1886) — also known as John S. Phelps — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Simsbury, Hartford County, Conn., December 22, 1814. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County, 1840-41; U.S. Representative from Missouri, 1845-63 (at-large 1845-47, 5th District 1847-53, 6th District 1853-63); colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Missouri, 1877-81. Died, in Sisters' Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., November 20, 1886 (age 71 years, 333 days). Interment at Hazelwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Elisha Phelps and Lucy (Smith) Phelps (1791-1847); married 1837 to Mary Whitney; grandson of Noah Phelps; second cousin of Norman A. Phelps; second cousin once removed of William Walter Phelps; second cousin twice removed of Sheffield Phelps; second cousin thrice removed of Phelps Phelps; third cousin of Amos Pettibone and George Smith Catlin; third cousin once removed of Augustus Pettibone, Gaylord Griswold, Hezekiah Case, Rufus Pettibone, Charles Jenkins Hayden and Asahel Pierson Case; third cousin twice removed of Oliver Ellsworth, Augustus Seymour Porter (1769-1849), Peter Buell Porter, Nelson Platt Wheeler, William Egbert Wheeler, Allen Jacob Holcomb, Arthur Burnham Woodford and Carl Trumbull Hayden; third cousin thrice removed of Pierpont Edwards, Alexander Royal Wheeler and Donald Barr Chidsey; fourth cousin of Parmenio Adams and Augustus Herman Pettibone; fourth cousin once removed of Jason Kellogg, Benjamin Trumbull, Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill (1781-1836), Lancelot Phelps, Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, William Wolcott Ellsworth, Abijah Blodget, Augustus Seymour Porter (1798-1872), Edmund Holcomb, Peter Buell Porter, Jr., Albert Asahel Bliss, Philemon Bliss, Hiram Bidwell Case, Peter Augustus Porter, Selah Merrill and Timothy E. Griswold.
      Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Phelps County, Mo. is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Marion Tinsley Bennett (1914-2000) — also known as Marion T. Bennett — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo.; Chevy Chase, Montgomery County, Md. Born in Buffalo, Dallas County, Mo., June 6, 1914. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1943-49; defeated, 1948; Judge of U.S. Court of Claims, 1972-82; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1982-86; took senior status 1986. Methodist. Member, Exchange Club; Delta Theta Phi. Co-author of the G.I. Bill of Rights. Died, of complications from a stroke, in Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, Alexandria, Va., September 6, 2000 (age 86 years, 92 days). Interment at Hazelwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Philip Allen Bennett (1881-1942); married to June Young.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — federal judicial profile
      Sempronius Hamilton Boyd (1828-1894) — also known as Sempronius H. Boyd — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born near Nashville, Williamson County, Tenn., May 28, 1828. Republican. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; lawyer; Greene County Clerk of Court, 1854-56; mayor of Springfield, Mo., 1858-60; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 1863-65, 1869-71; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1864; member of Republican National Committee from Missouri, 1864-68; district judge in Missouri 14th District, 1865; U.S. Minister to Siam, 1891-92. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., June 22, 1894 (age 66 years, 25 days). Interment at Hazelwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Philip Allen Bennett (1881-1942) — also known as Philip A. Bennett; Phil A. Bennett — of Buffalo, Dallas County, Mo.; Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born near Buffalo, Dallas County, Mo., March 5, 1881. Republican. Newspaper publisher; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1912; member of Missouri state senate 19th District, 1921-24; U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1941-42; defeated, 1922 (16th District), 1932 (at-large), 1938 (6th District); died in office 1942; Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, 1925-29; candidate in primary for Governor of Missouri, 1928. Christian. Member, Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Washington, D.C., December 7, 1942 (age 61 years, 277 days). Interment at Hazelwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Marion F. Bennett and Mary (O'Bannon) Bennett; married, May 16, 1912, to Bertha Tinsley; father of Marion Tinsley Bennett (1914-2000).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Durward Gorham Hall (1910-2001) — also known as Durward G. Hall; "Dr. No" — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Cassville, Barry County, Mo., September 14, 1910. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; surgeon; U.S. Representative from Missouri 7th District, 1961-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1964. Baptist. Member, American Medical Association; Rotary. Died in Albany, Linn County, Ore., March 15, 2001 (age 90 years, 182 days). His body was donated to an Oregon teaching hospital. Cremated; ashes interred at Hazelwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Thomas Clemens Hall and Omah Ellen (Neill) Hall; married, September 6, 1931, to Mary Elizabeth Turner.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Ira Sherwin Hazeltine (1821-1899) — also known as Ira S. Hazeltine — of Richland Center, Richland County, Wis.; Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Andover, Windsor County, Vt., July 13, 1821. Lawyer; member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1867; U.S. Representative from Missouri 6th District, 1881-83; defeated (Greenback), 1876 (6th District), 1882 (13th District), 1884 (13th District). English ancestry. Died near Springfield, Greene County, Mo., January 13, 1899 (age 77 years, 184 days). Interment at Hazelwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Orien H. Haseltine (1791-1864) and Rachel (Burton) Haseltine (1795-1854); married, January 1, 1846, to Augusta Thomas (1828-1902); third cousin once removed of Bennet Bicknell; fourth cousin of Simeon W. Spafard; fourth cousin once removed of Herschel Harrison Hatch (1837-1920).
      Political families: Hatch family of Connecticut; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Garrison-Fithian-Hires-Sayers family of New Jersey; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      John Plank Tracey (1836-1910) — also known as John P. Tracey — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Wayne County, Ohio, September 18, 1836. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; journalist; candidate for Missouri railroad and warehouse commissioner, 1878; U.S. Representative from Missouri 7th District, 1895-97; defeated, 1896; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 1st District, 1903-04. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., July 24, 1910 (age 73 years, 309 days). Interment at Hazelwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Mordecai Oliver (1819-1898) — of Richmond, Ray County, Mo.; Greene County, Mo. Born in Anderson County, Ky., October 22, 1819. Whig. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Missouri 4th District, 1853-57; secretary of state of Missouri, 1861-65. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., April 25, 1898 (age 78 years, 185 days). Interment at Hazelwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Ollie C. Oliver (who married Willard Preble Hall (1820-1882)).
      Political family: Hall family of Missouri.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Jeremiah Fenton (1845-1936) — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in 1845. Republican. Mayor of Springfield, Mo., 1894-96; postmaster at Springfield, Mo., 1898-1902. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., December 20, 1936 (age about 91 years). Interment at Hazelwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Jerry B. Fenton (1889-1958).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Chester Arch Bay (1909-1993) — also known as C. Arch Bay — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Franklin County, Mo., June 19, 1909. Republican. Chair of Greene County Republican Party, 1949; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1952; postmaster at Springfield, Mo., 1953-81 (acting, 1953-54). Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., August 21, 1993 (age 84 years, 63 days). Interment at Hazelwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward William Bay (1878-1910) and Mollie E. (Pursley) Bay (1882-1981); married to Virginia Ellen Cordell (1907-2001).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edde Ben Pope (1915-1995) — also known as Edde B. Pope — of Preston, Hickory County, Mo.; Hermitage, Hickory County, Mo.; Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Preston, Hickory County, Mo., September 30, 1915. Republican. School teacher and principal; insurance business; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Hickory County, 1945-50; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1952. Baptist. Member, Freemasons. Died October 5, 1995 (age 80 years, 5 days). Interment at Hazelwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, September 13, 1942, to Anna Mae Kukal (1917-2009).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Washington Adams (1880-1950) — also known as Wash Adams — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Boonville, Cooper County, Mo., June 19, 1880. Democrat. Contracting engineer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 1st District, 1915-16. Died May 18, 1950 (age 69 years, 333 days). Interment at Hazelwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, November 1, 1910, to Isabel Holmes Bixby.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jerry B. Fenton (1889-1958) — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born August 6, 1889. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 2nd District, 1922; on December 7, 1922, he was stabbed in the upper back by Tom J. Griffin, whose wife he was representing in a divorce case; Griffin was convicted of felonious assault and sentenced to two years in prison. Died March 15, 1958 (age 68 years, 221 days). Interment at Hazelwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jeremiah Fenton (1845-1936).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Oliver Lee Robinett (1885-1966) — also known as O. L. Robinett — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Mountain Grove, Wright County, Mo., March 28, 1885. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1932, 1936. Died January 3, 1966 (age 80 years, 281 days). Interment at Hazelwood Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Sarah Naomi (Lee) Robinett (1855-1936) and James Harvey Robinett (1861-1944); brother of Paul McDonald Robinett (1893-1975) and William Henry Robinett; nephew of John Thomas Robinett.
      Political family: Robinett family of Mountain Grove, Missouri.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Maple Park Cemetery
    Springfield, Greene County, Missouri
    Founded 1876
    Politicians buried here:
    Roscoe C. Patterson Roscoe Conkling Patterson (1876-1954) — also known as Roscoe C. Patterson — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo.; Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., September 15, 1876. Republican. Lawyer; Greene County Prosecuting Attorney, 1903-07; member of Missouri Republican State Committee, 1912-20; U.S. Representative from Missouri 7th District, 1921-23; defeated, 1922; Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1924; Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1924; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, 1925-29; U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1929-35; defeated, 1934; delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1932. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; American Bar Association; Sigma Nu; Phi Delta Phi. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., October 22, 1954 (age 78 years, 37 days). Interment at Maple Park Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Roscoe Conkling
      Relatives: Son of John A. Patterson and Louise Mildred (Bridwell) Patterson; married, March 4, 1902, to Adah Hollman.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Image source: U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Missouri
      William Henry Wade (1835-1911) — also known as William H. Wade — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born near Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, November 3, 1835. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1881-84, 1907-10 (Greene County 1881-82, Greene County Western District 1883-84, Greene County 2nd District 1907-10); U.S. Representative from Missouri 13th District, 1885-91; defeated, 1890. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., January 13, 1911 (age 75 years, 71 days). Interment at Maple Park Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      De Witt Clinton Leach (1822-1909) — also known as De Witt C. Leach — of Genesee County, Mich.; Lansing, Ingham County, Mich.; Grand Traverse County, Mich. Born in Clarence, Erie County, N.Y., November 23, 1822. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Genesee County, 1850; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1850; U.S. Representative from Michigan 4th District, 1857-61; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention, 1867. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., December 21, 1909 (age 87 years, 28 days). Interment at Maple Park Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: DeWitt Clinton
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Jean Paul Bradshaw (d. 1970) — of Lebanon, Laclede County, Mo.; Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Republican. Lawyer; candidate for Governor of Missouri, 1944; candidate for U.S. Senator from Missouri, 1964; board chairman, Ozark Air Lines. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., 1970. Interment at Maple Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Paul Ludwig Bradshaw (1925?-1986); grandfather of Jean Paul Bradshaw II.
      Political family: Bradshaw family of Springfield, Missouri.
      Edward A. Barbour, Jr. (1896-1970) — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born June 25, 1896. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 1st District, 1923-24; member of Missouri state senate 20th District, 1935-42; defeated, 1942. Died October 14, 1970 (age 74 years, 111 days). Interment at Maple Park Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Paul Ludwig Bradshaw (d. 1986) — also known as Paul L. Bradshaw — of Missouri. Republican. Chair of Greene County Republican Party, 1965-70; member of Missouri state senate, 1971-84. Died in 1986. Interment at Maple Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jean Paul Bradshaw (1904?-1970); father of Jean Paul Bradshaw II.
      Political family: Bradshaw family of Springfield, Missouri.
      McLain Jones (1855-1919) — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born near Decatur, Macon County, Ill., February 13, 1855. Republican. Lawyer; real estate business; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 1st District, 1911-12, 1919; died in office 1919. Suffered a paralytic stroke, and died two days later, in St. Mary's Hospital, Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo., January 23, 1919 (age 63 years, 344 days). Interment at Maple Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, June 3, 1885, to Mary Elizabeth Abbott (1866-1943).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial
      Simon C. Bates (1879-1950) — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Marion, Marion County, Kan., October 11, 1879. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; lawyer; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 20th District, 1922-23. Died in Springfield, Greene County, Mo., September 4, 1950 (age 70 years, 328 days). Interment at Maple Park Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, April 19, 1910, to Pansy E. Roberts.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Missouri Veterans Cemetery
    Springfield, Greene County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Ray N. Allmon (1918-2004) — of Winona, Shannon County, Mo.; Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in New Liberty, Oregon County, Mo., December 11, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; oil jobber; contractor; automobile dealer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Shannon County, 1965. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died, in St. John's Hospital, Springfield, Greene County, Mo., May 24, 2004 (age 85 years, 165 days). Interment at Missouri Veterans Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, September 21, 1957, to Ruby Sconce.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Springfield National Cemetery
    Springfield, Greene County, Missouri
    Politicians buried here:
      Richard Hanson Weightman (1816-1861) — of New Mexico. Born in Washington, D.C., December 28, 1816. Delegate to U.S. Congress from New Mexico Territory, 1851; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Killed while commanding troops at the battle of Wilson's Creek, near Republic, Greene County, Mo., August 10, 1861 (age 44 years, 225 days). Original interment at Wilson's Creek Battlefield, Near Republic, Greene County, Mo.; reinterment at Springfield National Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Susan Bradford Coxe (1818-1869).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Benjamin Johnson Brown (d. 1861) — of Missouri. Member of Missouri state senate, 1850; colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Killed in the battle of Wilson's Creek, near Republic, Greene County, Mo., August 10, 1861. Original interment at Wilson's Creek Battlefield, Near Republic, Greene County, Mo.; reinterment at Springfield National Cemetery.
      John N. Morton (1878-1960) — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Born in Crawford County, Wis., April 16, 1878. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 2nd District, 1943-48; defeated, 1948, 1950. Died July 18, 1960 (age 82 years, 93 days). Interment at Springfield National Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


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